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Articles by Ira Goldschmidt P.E.

Building Automation: BAS System Tune Ups

December 1, 2009
You might be surprised at what savings is possible without buying a thing.
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Building Automation: Smart Buildings Meet The Smart Grid

November 1, 2009
What devices could be shut off for the right price?
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Building Automation: Smart Buildings Meet The Smart Grid

October 1, 2009
What devices could be shut off for the right price?
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Building Automation: The Coming Evolution Of BAS Design?

September 1, 2009
Projects still suffer from too many known unknowns.
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Building Automation: Advanced Controls Optimization, Part II

August 1, 2009
Waterside controls for high-performance buildings offer some options.
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Building Automation: Optimization

July 1, 2009
It doesn’t get much greener than getting the best out of what you already have.
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Building Automation: The Dawn Of The Era Of The Intelligent Building?

May 1, 2009
After a lot of talk about a sea change, the tide might finally be turning.
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Building Automation: Commissioning An Intelligent Building

April 1, 2009
There’s still nothing as assuring as in-the-field testing.Given the multiple systems involved, intelligent building technology presents a unique design and construction challenge, some of which might be at the enterprise
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Building Automation: Building Automation

March 1, 2009
Improve your oversight and lighten your load.
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Building Automation: Wishes For A New Year

February 1, 2009
There’s plenty of room for improvement in 2009.
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